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ZIP Code 18017

Primary City:Bethlehem, PA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bethlehem
County: Northampton County
Timezone: Eastern (2:46am)
Area code: 484 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.66, -75.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 18017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 18017. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 18017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 18017, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Bethlehem, PA
Acceptable:
Butztown, Freemansburg

Stats and Demographics for the 18017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 18017 is located in east Pennsylvania and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 18017 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 18017 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,549
Population Density 2,316 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,682
Median Home Value $231,300
Land Area 16.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,077
Median Household Income $62,882

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0851,1371,2681,1888259079059901,1471,2891,3771,3031,167885639569526455
Female1,0141,1081,1391,1348881,0361,0491,1241,2651,4301,5661,4571,2941,044749794814982
Total2,0992,2452,4072,3221,7131,9431,9542,1142,4122,7192,9432,7602,4611,9291,3881,3631,3401,437

Gender

 Male 17,662 47%
 Female 19,887 53%
Gender

Race

 White 30,751 81.9%
 Black Or African American 2,132 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.2%
 Asian 1,253 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 2,359 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 960 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner487751,5812,4592,3831,5791,239468
Renter317932778697526395476424
Total3651,7072,3593,1562,9091,9741,715892

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,893 52%
 Single Guardian 2,493 17%
 Singles 3,967 26%
 Singles With Roommate 724 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,479 70%
 Households with Kids 4,598 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male199215221246205231193252256235252256281244265245268239171155
Female180197217217221205242224216222239206233239243276242221152147
Total379412438463426436435476472457491462514483508521510460323302

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 18017 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 18017 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 18017 real estate data, the median home value of $231,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 18017. Rentals in 18017 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 18017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,718 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 542 1.4%
 Other Institutional 62 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 225 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,068 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,464 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,545 29%
 Households Vacant 605 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 244 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Sale Only 112 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 70 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 139 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 155 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,031 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,925 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,464 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $62,882 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 18017 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 18017 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,307 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,243 24%
 No Earnings 10,515 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,307 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,243 24%
 No Earnings 10,515 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,700 93.0%
 Public transportation 196 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 396 2.3%
 Worked at Home 580 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,198 10%
 High School Graduate 5,570 45%
 Associate's degree 913 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,881 23%
 Master's degree 1,048 8%
 Professional school degree 313 3%
 Doctorate degree 426 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,893 70.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,343 19.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 728 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 18017

ZIP Code 18017 is in the Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 18017.

Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Cs
1560 Valley Center Parkway
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter Schools
James Buchanan Elementary School
1621 Catasauqua Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Lincoln Elementary School
1260 Gresham St
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Governor Wolf Elementary School
1920 Butztown Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Spring Garden Elementary School
901 North Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Marvine Elementary School
1425 Livingston St
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Freemansburg Elementary School
501 Monroe St
Freemansburg, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Hanover Elementary School
3890 Jacksonville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
East Hills Ms
2005 Chester Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
Asa Packer Elementary School
1650 Kenwood Dr
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bethlehem Area School District
St Anne School
375 Hickory St
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bethlehem Catholic High School
2133 Madison Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Centennial School Lehigh Univ
2196 Avenue C
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Creative Kids Club
90 S Commerce Way Ste 480
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chesterbrook Academy
1550 Valley Center Pkwy # 200
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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